Hospital To Pay $237M For Fraud After Clerical Error Fixed

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Tuomey Healthcare System Inc. must pay more than $237 million in False Claims Act penalties — not $276 million — after the court on Wednesday corrected a clerical error that had wrongly added a South Carolina federal jury's $39 million damages finding for alleged Medicare fraud on top of the government's $237 million penalty request, instead of including it in the sum.

The South Carolina federal court on Wednesday approved the a motion by the government the same day to correct the clerical error, according to...
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Case Title

Drakeford v. Tuomey Healthcare System Inc


Case Number

3:05-cv-02858

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South Carolina

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Margaret B Seymour

Date Filed

October 4, 2005

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